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अखिल भारतीय आयुर्विज्ञान संस्थान, नई दिल्ली
All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Mycology

Tests available in Mycology laboratory:

Special stains:

  1. Direct KOH-calcofluor white stain
  2. India ink stain for capsulated yeast like Cryptococcus sp.
  3. Giemsa stain for Histoplasma/endemic fungi
  4. Modified ZN stain forNocardia

 

Culture methods:

  1. Routine Culture  of all fungi on SDA and BHIA
  2. Automated blood culture by BACTEC

 

Serological tests available:

  1. Cryptococcal  antigen detection (latex agglutination)
  2. Galactomannan antigen test (ELISA) for Aspergillus
  3. Beta-glucan test
  4. Histoplasma antibody (Precipitation test)
  5. Aspergillus specific antibodies (Precipitation test) for ABPA

Antifungal susceptibility testing for yeasts and moulds by microbroth dilution test/disc diffusion test/Vitek automated system

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All India Institute of Medical Sciences

Ansari Nagar, New Delhi - 110029

Board Number : +91-11-26588500 / 26588700

Fax : +91-11-26588663 / 26588641

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